Foreign News: THE BATtLE FOR GREECE

Last week President Truman reported to Congress on the progress of "Assistance to Greece and Turkey." The report's optimistic conclusion: "All of the necessary elements for Greek recovery . . . can begin to be operative once internal order is established. . . ." But other reports from Greece indicate that economic reconstruction must follow, not precede, the establishment of law & order. TIME Correspondent Robert Low cabled from Athens last week:

The $300 million American aid-to-Greece program is failing. If you sit around Athens, close your eyes to everything but the abundant food...

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